Oil-Independent Life Style: Solar Oasis
American Journal of Energy Engineering
Volume 3, Issue 2, March 2015, Pages: 21-28
Received: Mar. 23, 2015; Accepted: Apr. 1, 2015; Published: Apr. 9, 2015
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Huseyin Murat Cekirge, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Prince Mohamed Bin Fahd University, Al Khobar, KSA
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Abstract
The objective of this study is to introduce solar energy as an electric and water source to distant communities in desert areas. Fossil fuel dominates world as the major source of energy that can be easily transformed into electricity and used for water reclamation in many societies. However, ambiguities and questions for supplying necessary fuels, such as fossil fuels, leads to more reliable energy sources. The sun is the major source of an alternative energy source and water, and establishing of solar energy dependent community will be explained in the paper, solar oasis. CSP, solar energy generation systems and their comparisons are introduced.
Keywords
CSP, Tower Systems, Parabolic Trough Systems, Solar Desalination, Heliostat
To cite this article
Huseyin Murat Cekirge, Oil-Independent Life Style: Solar Oasis, American Journal of Energy Engineering. Vol. 3, No. 2, 2015, pp. 21-28. doi: 10.11648/j.ajee.20150302.13
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